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Monthly Archives: April 2006
don’t push down Originally uploaded by Liz Henry. Jo’s daughter Eliz told me, “Don’t push down on the waffle iron.” “Why not? It seems like I should just…” (sploosh) “Oh. That’s why.” Instead of wiping it up I documented the … finish reading don’t push down
dna Originally uploaded by Liz Henry. We had a great time at the Lawrence Hall of Science in Berkeley this weekend. Moomin played on the giant sculpture of DNA and on the huge whale. I had another ignoble moment of … finish reading Fashion choices
estate sale apron… thanks, dead lady Originally uploaded by Liz Henry. This weekend I made two pumpkin pies, with whole wheat pie crust that was about 90% made of butter. Yum. I was not only a baking goddess for one … finish reading estate sale apron… thanks, dead lady
at stoplight in truck Originally uploaded by Liz Henry. What would you think if this was your mom? Luckily Moomin seems to think I am completely normal. At his school the other day a little boy came up to me, … finish reading Who’s your mama?
Ten percent of ten year old boys in the U.S. are on “stimulants” aka legal amphetamines aka speed. This is so obviously fucked up I don’t even know what to say about it. I keep thinking it is impossible for … finish reading ten percent
Moomin had a great playdate with Hamster…. SuperT and I lolled in the sun, stupefied. It’s supposed to rain all week. We went to the Hole, ate all the free samples. She gave me a quick shoulder massage and taught … finish reading choosing things
Moomin has this book called “Teasing” and in it the Brother bear teases the little Sister bear and then gets teased himself at school by Too-Tall and his gang, and doesn’t like it. Then big fat Milton Bear, the new … finish reading getting the message
Here is the liveblogging (cleaned up this time!) of the COLAGE panel about growing up in LGBT families. *********** There’s five people on the panel all looking just a tiny bit nervous. I’m admiring one girl’s pink flip-flops and matching … finish reading LGBT familes, teen advice to parents: Be prepared
I’m reading this book called “RISK: A practical guide for deciding what’s really safe and what’s really dangerous in the world around you.” It is the dullest book ever. You could sum it all up by saying, “Shut up, entitled … finish reading risk of boredom: high